Taxon: Cuphea viscosissima Jacq.

 
Genus: Cuphea
Family: Lythraceae
Nomen number: 311255
Place of publication: Hort. bot. vindob. 2:83, t. 177. 1772-1773
Link to protologue:
Typification:
Name Verified on: 16-Jan-2007 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 12-Mar-2012
Species priority site is: North Central Regional PI Station (NC7)
Accessions: 84 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: potential as oil/fat (fide W. W. Roth et al. 1993)
  • Fuels: potential as petroleum substitute/alcohol ()

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Connecticut, Indiana (s.), Massachusetts (e.), New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Vermont (e.-c.), West Virginia]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Illinois, Iowa, Kansas (e.), Missouri, Nebraska (e.), Oklahoma (e.)]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Georgia, Kentucky, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina (n.-c.), Tennessee, Virginia]


References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  2. Deam, C. C. Flora of Indiana. (F Indiana)
  3. Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada, ed. 2. 1991 (Glea Cron ed2)
  4. Graham, S. A. 1988. Revision of Cuphea section Heterodon (Lythraceae) Syst. Bot. Monogr. 20:138-143.
  5. Graham, S. A. 1963. Systematic studies in the genus Cuphea (Lythraceae) (Ph.D.) (University of Michigan) 188.
  6. Johnson, J. M.-F. et al. 2007. Biomass-bioenergy crops in the United States: A changing paradigm Amer. J. Pl. Sci. Biotechnol. 1:8.
  7. Magee, D. W. & H. E. Ahles Flora of the Northeast. A manual of the vascular flora of New England and adjacent New York. (F NE US)
  8. McGregor, R. L. et al. (The Great Plains Flora Association) Atlas of the Flora of the Great Plains. (Atlas GPlains)
  9. Mitchell, R. S., ed. A checklist of New York state plants. New York State Mus. Bull. 458. 1986 (L New York)
  10. Molero, J. & G. Zijlstra 1999. The typification of Cuphea (Lythraceae): C. viscosissima versus C. decandra (Taxon) 48:797-799.
  11. Ohio Flora Committee (E. L. Braun, T. S. Cooperrider, T. R. Fisher, J. J. Furlow) The vascular flora of Ohio. (F Ohio)
  12. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  13. Radford, A. E. et al. Manual of the vascular flora of the Carolinas. (F Carolin)
  14. Rhoads, A. F. & W. M. Klein, Jr. The vascular flora of Pennsylvannia. Annotated checklist and atlas. (L Penn)
  15. Roath, W. W. et al. 1993. Collecting Cuphea in Brazil, Mexico and the United States Pl. Genet. Resources Newslett. 93:29-33.
  16. Scoggan, H. J. The flora of Canada, 4 vol. (F Canada)
  17. Strausbaugh, T. D. & E. L. Core Flora of West Virginia, ed. 2. (F WVa)

Check other web resources for Cuphea viscosissima Jacq. :

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Cuphea viscosissima cultivars
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.

Images:

  • Flowers: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?311255. Accessed 23 May 2018.